Nonigopal Roy is an Assistant Librarian at Central Library, University of Rajshahi. Prior joining to University of Rajshahi, he worked as Assistant Librarian at Ayesha Abed Library, BRAC University and Deputy Librarian (Head of the Library) at Green University of Bangladesh.
As a professional expert in MARC21 and he has conducted several training on Machine Readable Cataloging (MARC 21).
Mr Roy obtained PGD in Information Technology (IT), CSE, BSS (Hons.) and MSS in Information Science & Library Management at University of Rajshahi.
Mr Roy has participated different national and international professional programmes like training/seminar/symposium on information and library management. Some of them are: Training on MARC 21, Training on KOHA (an open-source Integrated Library System), and Seminar on the issues in digital preservation: South Asian context, Management of e-Resources, Open Source Discovery Tool VuFind and Library Technology Conclave.
His areas of expertise are Professional understanding and knowledge of cataloging procedures and principles, including AACR2, DDC, LCSH, MARC 21, Knowledge of cataloguing tools such as MARCEdit and MARC Reports, Information and Library management and E-Resource (Online Journals) Management.
He is a life member of Bangladesh Association Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalists (BALID), and Library Association of Bangladesh (LAB).